MP Academy boys, girls bag 4 medals in U-17 boxing

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MP Academy boys, girls bag 4 medals in U-17 boxing

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

In the 64th Under-17 School National Boys and Girls Boxing Championship the players of Madhya Pradesh State Boxing Academy have performed spectacularly and have bagged four medals. These medals include a gold medal and three bronze medals.The championship was held in Guwahati, Assam in which the players of Boxing Academy showcased their immense talent.

 In the championship, boxing player Aman won gold medal in 81 kilograms of weight. While Abhinav Bhargava scored 66kg and Anand Yadav bagged one bronze in 48kg category and Mahi Lama won bronze medal in 60kg category in women category.

With this performance, these players have qualified for the Khelo India contest. This contest will be held in Pune.

Along with the Academy's player, Surabhi Yadav, 50 kg, Bhumi Singh 52 kg and Awadheesh Gautam qualified for the Khelo India competition in 70 kg weight category.

Here on Wednesday, the medal winners of boxing championship met the Director Sports and Youth Welfare SL Thoussen. The sports director expressed happiness over the performance of the players and congratulated them on their brilliant performance in the National boxing championship.

He said that the players of Madhya Pradesh are regularly exhibiting their talent at different sports platforms. He said that not only at national level, but on international platforms, the players have bagged medals. He encouraged the winners to showcase similar performance in future championships.

The players are getting training in boxing game from the Chief Coach of the Madhya Pradesh Boxing Academy, Roshanlal, and the international coach of Cuba Romain Romero Drake.

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